This powerful, therapeutic approach to substance abuse has a great impact on youth, families and groups. It also addresses problems associated with communication, relationships, and behavior.
When using EAAS clients learn about themselves and others by participating in activities with the horse, a dynamic and powerful living being, using skills such as non-verbal communication, creative thinking, and problem solving. Using metaphors learned during EAAS in discussion or activity is an effective technique when working with even the most challenging individuals or groups. We only grow when we are uncomfortable.
Some of the Equine activities we use include:
• Temptation Alley Obstacle Course
• Life's Little Obstacles
• Another of Life's Little Obstacles
• Equine Billiards
• Keep Away
• Extending Appendages
• Ground Tying
• Picking up Hoof